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BRAINERD, Minn. -- Minnesota officials have revoked the license of a home day care in Brainerd after a 3-year-old wandered away and was not reported missing for an hour. The Minnesota Department of Human Services revoked the license of Susan Caird after finding her responsible for child neglect in the incident. Caird is the owner of Krafty Kids Kare, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State.
LAKE ANDES, S.D. — An accidental shooting killed a 11-year-old Wagner boy Sunday, officials say. Officials with the Charles Mix County Sheriff’s office confirmed they responded to an incident of a shooting involving a juvenile between Lake Andes and Marty. Officials ruled it accidental. According to an obituary from Crosby Jaeger Funeral Home, 11-year-old Landon Martin died of an accident on March 19. No other information was available.
WARROAD, Minn.—A Canadian woman who was detained at a Minnesota port of entry Sunday, March 19, had a half-ounce of marijuana stashed inside her, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers said. CBP officials say a 26-year-old woman from Big Island, Ont., was crossing into the U.S. at the Warroad with two other Canadian citizens when the car was selected for a secondary inspection. The woman's name was not released by CBP.
MORTON COUNTY, N.D.—State Highway 1806 will reopen to regular traffic at noon Tuesday, March 21, officials announced. The highway, which closed in late October following Dakota Access Pipeline protests, has been reopening in phases. At noon Tuesday, all pilot cars and traffic barriers will be removed between Fort Rice to the Cannonball Bridge. The North Dakota Highway Patrol and the Morton County Sheriff's Department will continue increased patrols in the area. Motorists are reminded to obey all traffic regulations posted in the area.
FARGO -- According to West Fargo Police, a woman suffered a gunshot wound in West Fargo early Sunday morning. Police say the shooting happened inside an apartment building at 639 33rd Ave W around 12:20 am. When arriving on scene, officers found a woman in the parking lot who had suffered gunshot wounds. Officers then entered the apartment and found a suspect. 26-year-old David White Jr. from Illinois has been arrested for attempted murder.
VERMILLION, S.D. — Allison Arens poured in 24 points and came up with seven steals to lift South Dakota to a 77-58 WNIT tournament win over North Dakota Thursday. The loss ends UND's season with a 20-11 record. USD, representing the Summit League, also got 14 points from Jaycee Bradley and 13 points from Abigail Fogg. USD will take a 23-8 record to a second-round game at 3 p.m., Saturday, at Iowa.
FRAZEE, Minn.—A Frazee man who previously hoaxed two Twin Cities TV stations and was convicted of scamming Hummer owners has been sentenced In Becker County District Court on a misdemeanor charge of failing to deliver a motor vehicle title. Blake Andrew Sundvor, also known as Blake Mastin, 34, and a former National Guard mechanic, had stiffer charges dismissed.
MORTON COUNTY, N.D. – State officials will reopen North Dakota Highway 1806 south of Mandan at noon Friday, March 17, but will require traffic to be escorted by pilot cars. The pilot cars will escort vehicles in the area of the former Dakota Access Pipeline protest camps, starting at Fort Rice and continuing about 9 miles to an area south of the Cannonball Bridge.
FARGO—Country music star Garth Brooks isn't one for broken promises. When gearing up for his Fargodome performances last year during an interview with local radio host Siri Freeh, 27, the musician made a once-in-a-lifetime offer after she admitted her wedding was the following weekend so she couldn't attend his concert.
GRAND FORKS, ND -- A new chapter in a story that forever shook the community. A quarter of a century ago, Reuben Ray Larson shot a judge in a Grand Forks courtroom. On Thursday, March 16, Larson will walk out of the Missouri River Correctional Center a free man. This was the scene outside the Grand Forks County courthouse after former city councilman Reuben Larson shot judge Lawrence Jahnke during a child support hearing in 1992. Larson was sentenced to 26 years for attempted murder, but because of parole will be released after serving just under 25.